TuneIn Radio Gets More Funding from Google Ventures and Sequoia Capital

It seems like internet radio is still popular and on the rise, but not in the format of On-Demand radio like Pandora. TuneIn has just raised a $16 million round of funding.

Investors in this round included Google Ventures and Sequoia Capital.

TuneIn has over 40 million monthly active listeners and growing rapidly (267% year on year).

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SpinMedia sale leaves uncertain future for Stereogum, Spin, Vibe and others

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Universal Music ban exclusive releases on streaming services

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